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19th January 2021

Driving on the motorway for the first time? Or perhaps you’re wanting to improve your confidence driving on the motorway? Our detailed guide of motorway driving tips has you covered. Joining or leaving the motorway Often, the most daunting thought of motorway driving is joining or leaving the motorway, as well as knowing how to overtake safety and correctly. That’s why we’ve put together some to...

14th January 2021

Is an MOT and service the same thing? Simply put, no – there is a distinct difference between an MOT and a car service. Although the two are similar in some aspects, and often people are unsure on the difference between the two, the main difference lies in the purpose of the checks, and the guidelines which the checks are marked against. What is an MOT? An MOT is an annual test which is a requi...

14th January 2021

Throughout their driving lifetime, many drivers may experience anxiety. This can be for a range of reasons – such as if you are new to driving, whether you’ve been involved in an accident or you’re just not confident in your driving skills. This fear is quite normal and the worst thing you can do is berate yourself for it. Our handy guide will offer you some insight into why you might feel this wa...

5th January 2021

All branches are open as normal Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm and Saturday 8:30am – 5pm (except Wantage, Southfields, Bookham and Hook). Visit our locations page to find your nearest branch. As things continue to develop, we will continue to issue updates both on our website and our social media channels. In the meantime if you have any queries please email us at contact@merityre.co.uk Thank you...

23rd December 2020

We have all been in the stressful driving scenario when the driver behind gets a bit too close, otherwise known as tailgating. Not only is this very stressful and dangerous for the driver in front, but tailgating is illegal in the UK. It’s important to understand how to calculate stopping distance and what might change it from day to day to avoid not only tailgating, but preventing a serious accid...

23rd December 2020

According to UK law, its a legal requirement that in order to be able to drive, your vehicle must have a valid MOT certificate – and your vehicle should not be driven without one. But what happens if you drive without an MOT? Find out the risks and the financial implications from our informative guide. Driving a car without an MOT Is your car more than three years old? If so, you will require an...

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